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Queer as Folklore

Charlotta Rosenberg, Arwen Meereboer, Marianne Robertsson

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Queer as Folklore

Queer as Folklore

Charlotta Rosenberg, Arwen Meereboer, Marianne Robertsson

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A folklorist, an ethnologist and a philosopher walk into a podcast. Welcome to a semi-academic hangout where the questions are more important than the answers. Hosted by Charlotta Rosenberg, Marianne Robertsson and Arwen Meereboer. Follow us on social media! @queerasfolklore on twitter, @queerasfolklorepodcast on instagram and subscribe via your podcatcher of choice!

Latest Episodes

2.00: Season two!

**New episodes coming soon!** A folklorist, an ethnologist walk into a podcast – This is Queer as Folklore! Welcome to a semi-academic hangout, where the questions are more important than the answers. Music:Logan Nickleson

--2019 OCT 12
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2.00: Season two!

1.10: Pride and Power Moves

We chat about Pride season and discuss episode eight of Queer as Folk, where we find many variations of power dynamics at play, as well as the dichotomy pride and shame. Vince slams the car door on commitment to Cameron, Stuart smashes the shop window... Read More

--2019 JUN 29
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1.10: Pride and Power Moves

1.09: Crayons of Adulthood

Our discussion keeps circling back to adulthood, or rather becoming an adult. What is our generation to do when we can no longer rely on, or afford, the markers of adulthood that were afforded to the generation before us, like cars and houses? Episode seven... Read More

--2019 JUN 21
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1.09: Crayons of Adulthood

1.08: All in the Chosen Family

In 1999 in the faraway land of Manchester there are many ways to form family. What does episode six of Queer as Folk teach us about family? We found many opposites at work here: marriage/divorce, family of origin/chosen family and the spectrum between accepting and... Read More

--2019 MAY 1
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1.08: All in the Chosen Family

1.07: A Well Defined Saxon Compound

Queer + folklore = What does “queer” and “folklore” mean on this podcast? Is folklore queer? This is our first episode NOT discussing the tv-show Queer as Folk. This is, however, NOT a minisode even though we say so in the intro. In the... Read More

--2019 MAR 8
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1.07: A Well Defined Saxon Compound

1.06: Stay here, stay queer, get used to it

Strap in for a hands-on, pink, denim, fill-in-the-blank overview of episode five of Queer as Folk! Towards the end we lightly touch upon the concept of dating culture. Our discussion on adulting and gay archetypes was lost due to technical difficulties but the themes will... Read More

--2019 FEB 6
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1.06: Stay here, stay queer, get used to it

1.05: Come For the Funeral, Stay For the Cult

EEpisode 4 of Queer as Folk: Death & Remembrance. We talk funeral rituals, queer death studies and masturbation folklore.

--2018 DEC 5
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1.05: Come For the Funeral, Stay For the Cult

1.04: Good Things Come in Threes?

EDeath, disease and drugs. Camp, queer and characterizations. Fat, food and phobias. Spaces, scenes and sex, notably threesomes. Episode three of Queer as Folk: It happened one night… Camp Alexander arrives in Manchester with his friend Dane and his boy toy Lee, and the rest... Read More

--2018 NOV 22
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1.04: Good Things Come in Threes?

1.03: Liminal Closet Space part 2

EWe get into queer history and sexual narratives. We open with a piece of local Finnish queer history that relates to Queer as Folk in a surprising way! Then we head off into some sex talk: specifically sex acts seen in Queer as Folk and... Read More

--2018 NOV 7
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1.03: Liminal Closet Space part 2

1.02: Liminal Closet Space part 1

EComing out continues as a theme in episode two of Queer as Folk. Weget into 00s fashion, boybands and queerbaiting, straight pubs and the gay scene. Also queer folk art, namely the AIDS Memorial Quilts. Stuart goes on a manhunt at work, teen Nathan checks... Read More

--2018 OCT 25
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1.02: Liminal Closet Space part 1
the END

Latest Episodes

2.00: Season two!

**New episodes coming soon!** A folklorist, an ethnologist walk into a podcast – This is Queer as Folklore! Welcome to a semi-academic hangout, where the questions are more important than the answers. Music:Logan Nickleson

--2019 OCT 12
Comments
2.00: Season two!

1.10: Pride and Power Moves

We chat about Pride season and discuss episode eight of Queer as Folk, where we find many variations of power dynamics at play, as well as the dichotomy pride and shame. Vince slams the car door on commitment to Cameron, Stuart smashes the shop window... Read More

--2019 JUN 29
Comments
1.10: Pride and Power Moves

1.09: Crayons of Adulthood

Our discussion keeps circling back to adulthood, or rather becoming an adult. What is our generation to do when we can no longer rely on, or afford, the markers of adulthood that were afforded to the generation before us, like cars and houses? Episode seven... Read More

--2019 JUN 21
Comments
1.09: Crayons of Adulthood

1.08: All in the Chosen Family

In 1999 in the faraway land of Manchester there are many ways to form family. What does episode six of Queer as Folk teach us about family? We found many opposites at work here: marriage/divorce, family of origin/chosen family and the spectrum between accepting and... Read More

--2019 MAY 1
Comments
1.08: All in the Chosen Family

1.07: A Well Defined Saxon Compound

Queer + folklore = What does “queer” and “folklore” mean on this podcast? Is folklore queer? This is our first episode NOT discussing the tv-show Queer as Folk. This is, however, NOT a minisode even though we say so in the intro. In the... Read More

--2019 MAR 8
Comments
1.07: A Well Defined Saxon Compound

1.06: Stay here, stay queer, get used to it

Strap in for a hands-on, pink, denim, fill-in-the-blank overview of episode five of Queer as Folk! Towards the end we lightly touch upon the concept of dating culture. Our discussion on adulting and gay archetypes was lost due to technical difficulties but the themes will... Read More

--2019 FEB 6
Comments
1.06: Stay here, stay queer, get used to it

1.05: Come For the Funeral, Stay For the Cult

EEpisode 4 of Queer as Folk: Death & Remembrance. We talk funeral rituals, queer death studies and masturbation folklore.

--2018 DEC 5
Comments
1.05: Come For the Funeral, Stay For the Cult

1.04: Good Things Come in Threes?

EDeath, disease and drugs. Camp, queer and characterizations. Fat, food and phobias. Spaces, scenes and sex, notably threesomes. Episode three of Queer as Folk: It happened one night… Camp Alexander arrives in Manchester with his friend Dane and his boy toy Lee, and the rest... Read More

--2018 NOV 22
Comments
1.04: Good Things Come in Threes?

1.03: Liminal Closet Space part 2

EWe get into queer history and sexual narratives. We open with a piece of local Finnish queer history that relates to Queer as Folk in a surprising way! Then we head off into some sex talk: specifically sex acts seen in Queer as Folk and... Read More

--2018 NOV 7
Comments
1.03: Liminal Closet Space part 2

1.02: Liminal Closet Space part 1

EComing out continues as a theme in episode two of Queer as Folk. Weget into 00s fashion, boybands and queerbaiting, straight pubs and the gay scene. Also queer folk art, namely the AIDS Memorial Quilts. Stuart goes on a manhunt at work, teen Nathan checks... Read More

--2018 OCT 25
Comments
1.02: Liminal Closet Space part 1
the END
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